women

A survey of the relevant studies, articles, and ideas about why women ride bikes so much less than men.
May 11, 2015   Urbanful
Amanda Hurley explores the gender imbalance present among women in architecture and the "male-dominated world" of development, and questions the societal and biological justifications that many argue are determinants for choosing professional roles.
Sep 19, 2012   Architect Magazine
Benita Hussain describes an innovative architecture project serving Rwandan women in their quest to rebuild the country.
Mar 25, 2012   Good
Women's safety on public transit is increasingly in focus worldwide. Many systems have turned to designating separate areas for women, but what happens after they get off?
Dec 21, 2010   TheCityFix
Only 2% of bike riders in Lima are women. Jonna McKone looks at what hinders women from hopping on bikes and the further implications.
Nov 26, 2010   TheCityFix
A study in India has shown that more women gather in public spaces in Mumbai than any other city in the country, even though free and open access continues to be a problem.
May 12, 2010   Hindustan Times
Safety is a major concern for the world's women on a day-to-day basis. From riding the bus to walking at night, if women don't feel safe, they won't do it. Cities need to take a more active role in addressing this challenge, according to this post.
Apr 15, 2010   Next American City
A new project in the UK aimed at getting girls on bikes has yielded liberating results.
Dec 2, 2009   Streetsblog Los Angeles
A group called New Yorkers for Safe Transit has called attention to the continual problem of female subway riders being ogled, groped, flashed, harassed and attacked.
Nov 23, 2009   The New York Times
Enci Box's personal account of how gender, safety, and living car-free intersect in her daily transportation decisions.
Oct 9, 2009   LA Streetsblog